Exciting News from the White House! U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor Anne Neuberger, FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, and NIST Director Laurie Locascio came together to unveil the groundbreaking U.S. national IoT security label this month!

Infineon Technologies AG says that they proudly stands behind this vital initiative, as they recognise the ever-growing need for robust IoT security. The new label aligns perfectly with the IoT security requirements outlined in NISTIR 8425, driven by an Executive Order to enhance our nation’s cybersecurity. This label will serve as a badge of honour, acknowledging products that meet the stringent U.S. cybersecurity standards.

“Security is crucial for the Internet of Things. Without sufficient cybersecurity, there cannot be any IoT,” said Thomas Rosteck, President of Connected Secure Systems, Infineon Technologies. “As a leading provider of semiconductors for security and IoT devices, Infineon welcomes the step the U.S. government has made and fully supports programs to boost cybersecurity for the Internet of Things. The U.S. label is a significant milestone towards strong global cybersecurity standards. We believe the implementation of this program will empower consumers and further boost the adoption of IoT products in the U.S. and beyond.”

“Security is crucial for the Internet of Things. Without sufficient cybersecurity, there cannot be any IoT.

Thomas Rosteck, President of Connected Secure Systems, Infineon Technologies.

Infineon’s chips provide a secured foundation for many IoT devices. To demonstrate how easily Infineon products can be used to build secured IoT devices, Infineon’s IoT development kit (CY8CKIT-062S2-43012) will seek to obtain the U.S. national label. Certification of this development kit will help our customers to create IoT products that are compliant with the U.S. national label.

Infineon was involved in the development of the IoT label program through its participation as a member of the Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA). The U.S. cybersecurity guidelines are closely aligned with several CSA standards, including the Matter standard. Matter provides device manufacturers with a secured communication standard for a wide range of smart home applications and thus improves connectivity between smart devices from different manufacturers. CSA’s Product Security effort (chaired by Infineon) will certify that IoT devices meet global security requirements, including those used by the U.S. national label. Together, these standards move the IoT to a higher level of interoperability and security.

For more information on IoT cybersecurity and Infineon’s approach to securing the ecosystem, please download the whitepaper “How to meet the IoT security requirements of today and tomorrow,” HERE.

About Infineon CY8CKIT-062S2-43012 IoT development kit

The CY8CKIT-062S2-43012 IoT development kit is based on a low-power, secured PSoC™ 6 microcontroller platform, and also uses Infineon’s low-power AIROC™ CYW43012 combo device for wireless connectivity. Infineon’s OPTIGA™ Trust-M security controllers can be paired with PSoC™ 6 for easy and secured cloud service provisioning.

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  1. It’s about time the IoT world gets a bit of a security glow-up, and this U.S. national label seems like a step in the right direction. Infineon standing behind this initiative is like the tech version of a seal of approval. I mean, if your smart fridge is going to text you about low milk, it better not be sharing your shopping habits with the world, right? It’s great to see a big player like Infineon not just supporting, but actively participating in this move.

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